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Re: Bug#219163: ITP: synaptic-touchpad -- Synaptics TouchPad driver for XFree86

On Wed, Nov 12, 2003 at 11:32:14AM +1100, Daniel Stone wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 11, 2003 at 06:58:15PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> > I think it would be really dumb for a driver author to re-use an
> > existing name for a different purpose.
> Well, Synaptics could branch out and start making graphics cards, for
> example.

I think it would probably be a bad design to have input drivers and
display drivers stuffed into the same object.

That doesn't mean it won't happen, but it should be rare enough that an
ad-hoc approach will work.

G. Branden Robinson                |          You live and learn.
Debian GNU/Linux                   |          Or you don't live long.
branden@debian.org                 |          -- Robert Heinlein
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